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Happy Healthy Thanksgiving

November 23, 2017

This year was quite different to any of the Thanksgiving meals we have had in all of our years.

Some of you have asked me about what we were going to do about our Thanksgiving since we are eating a strict healthy diet to try and cure Charles psoriasis.

We had a hard time trying to decide about our meal to just eat traditional for one day or remain eating the healing way.

So we chose to remain with healthy food. We warned those ahead of time that this year is not the traditional meal at Grandma Donna's house.

This is not finished cooking yet, Today's meal is baked chickens with lemon and rosemary cooked on the big green egg.

Sauteed and baked sweet potatoes, steamed purple and green cabbage, and steamed/sauteed green beans. Fruit instead of dessert.

Originally in the United States Thanksgiving was about being thankful for the harvest and Very far back in time for the peace treaty between the pilgrims and the Wampanoag Native Americans. We see it as friends coming together that helped each other.

Thanksgiving is now a very busy time an as always big business tries to intrude on our celebrations. But we should remember what this day is and be thankful for this day so we can give thanks for friends and family and those working together to help one another and for the harvest of the food that nourishes our body.

The meal turned out delicious...

We did not even miss the dressing and cranberry sauce nor the desserts.

I made some English tea for those that wanted tea...

And I went out and picked some chocolate mint from the mint pot and made some chocolate mint tea for after our meal.

We talked and laughed and took a trip out to the dairy and back home, it was a good day.

Tonight's dessert :)   Grandma Donna

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